A soldier honors his father's sacrifice at Twin Towers

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Capt. Patrick Dowdell, right, stands with Capt. Zach Maxcey Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Fort Carson under a World Trade Center memorial built from a steel beam salvaged from the towers during a rehearsal for Saturday's dedication ceremony. Dowdell, who's father, Kevin, was a New York firefighter who died when the towers collapsed, acquired a separate piece of steel from the towers which he will be taking with him to Afghanistan when he ships out in July. Photo by Anthony Souffle, The Gazette